March 2004

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 30.03.04 Club Kit
The “club” is thinking of expanding the club kit available from just O’ suits, maybe to include t-shirts, sweatshirts, wind jackets; the list could be endless.
Do you have any ideas for items you would like to be able to buy ?
Please email all suggestions to club captain.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 30.03.04 BOC - Club Captains Report 
Check out the Club Captain's report on the BOC.  Also information on the rescheduled British Relays, (May 3rd) and the Harvester Relay (May 15/16th).

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 30.03.04 BOC conditions 
The picture on the left is from the British Orienteering Championships a few days ago courtesy of MVOC.  

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 30.03.04 O-Sport full of Jargon? 
If you feel like you're behind the "power curve" when chatting with Orienteerers then check out the Jargon-Buster on MVOC's website.  It's full of down-to-earth explanations about what Regional events are, C5's, Bingo Controls, and Collecting Features to name but a few!  

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SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 25.03.04 Great Harwood Results 
Check out the results from the penultimate Street O for 2003/4.

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SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 24.03.04 Has anyone got a spare Laptop? 
We're investing in our electronic punching kit and a decent laptop is what's needed.  If you have an unused one lying in a corner somewhere, please get in touch with Martyn Roome.     

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 24.03.04 Club Development - Volunteers Needed 
Steve McLean has recently been successful in winning an NWOA grant to target Orienteering to young adults (M/W21 group).  To make it work, he's after people to help help out in various ways.  Could you give 5 hours, or 5 minutes help?   

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 24.03.04 Summer Series - Would you like to help? 
This year's Summer Series will be a great opportunity to not only take part in an excellent competition, but also to improve your O skills.  To make the best of these events, Sarah Fulwood is looking for a Co-ordinator to help her run the series.  Would you like to help?  Please get in touch:

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SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 21.03.04 British Orienteering Championships - Well done! 
Results are already pouring in for this key event.  Individuals who got into the top three of their classes include: Chris Nash (1st M10B), Malik Devlin (3rd M16A), Edward Davenport (1st M16B), Alison Anthony (1st W16B), Adam Sunderland (1st M18B), Chris Roberts (2nd M45S), Martyn Roome (2nd M50S), Sue Denmark (3rd W50S), Diane Taylor (1st W55S), Dorothy Newton (1st W65S), Anthony Newton (3rd M70L), and Maurice Collett (1st M80).  Well done to every one who got excellent results

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 21.03.04 British Blodslitet 
So if you've done well at the British Championships, why not try out the British Blodslitet for a challenge?  There are still places available, but get your entries in quick to secure your place.  Follow the link on the left, or click here for more information.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 21.03.04 Compass Sport Cup - Well done team! 
South Ribble put up a good performance at this recent event.  Here is the Club Captain's review.

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 21.03.04 New Website for British Orienteering 
The British Orienteering Federation is updating its website.  It's got a new address name, it's fast and it's informative.  It also looks good!  So why not check it out.  

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SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 15.03.04 Blodslitet 
SROC are at the hub of international orienteering this Easter.  The week after the JK, we are putting on the "elite" Blodslitet" race at Scout Scar (near Arnside Knott).  The organisers are planning a "light touch" event, and all helpers will get the chance to run in the mass start.    

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 15.03.04 Compass Sport Cup - Results 
Well done team!  Results for the cup have been published. Please send me your comments!  

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SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 07.03.04 SROC Annual Dinner 
Remember that this years SROC Annual dinner is at The Crofters on 12th March.  John Carberry will be keeping us entertained with a speech.  Any hints as to what the subject matter will be? 

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 07.03.04 Compass Sport Cup - Final Details 
With only a week to go, here are the details to aid in your final preparations  

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SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 02.03.04 Compass Sport Cup - Teams 
The team lists are out for this competition to be held at Formby on 14th March.  Sarah Watkins (Club Captain) has now submitted this list, so any problems please call her ASAP!  The event will use control cards, not e-cards, and these need to be collected and paid for at Enquiries on the day. Costs: £4/£2.  If you're a National Trust member, take your membership card to avoid paying £3.10 car parking. 

SROCkite.gif (2521 bytes) 02.03.04 Street League - Thornton Results 
Will these results go down in SROC Legend?  Do points always mean prizes?